Minimum Qualifications: Associate's degree and three years relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Excellent written/oral communication, interpersonal, organizational, analytical, and computer skills required. Must be able to manage multiple priorities and work independently. Knowledge of materials information systems and procurement procedures experience preferred. Experience in a hospital distribution environment, to have included training in issuance of supplies and organization of supply location preferred.
Job Standard / Operational Needs: The Zone Leader is responsible for assigned area within Upstate to implement and monitor inventory locations to ensure adequate levels of sterile and non-sterile supplies for patient care units in hospitals, clinics, warehouse and outlying facilities. Working closely with Managers and the Director of Supply Chain Optimization, the Zone Leader will optimize storage space, ensuring patient care areas have the products they need with par levels established through the current decision support database. Other responsibilities include reviewing information and creating reports from Materials Management databases (Lawson/ Service Log), working with Materials Management leadership to improve the overall supply process, and ensuring accountability of Materials Management staff working in these areas to guarantee superior service is provided.
About State University of New York Upstate Medical University
SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY, is the only academic medical center in Central New York. It is also the region's largest employer with 9,460 employees. Affiliated with the State University of New York, Upstate's mission is to improve the health of the community through education, biomedical research and health care. Upstate Medical University's educational mission is anchored by i...ts four colleges?Medicine, Nursing, Health Professions and Graduate Studies (biomedical sciences). Since 2006, student enrollment has grown by 30% as Upstate responds to the needs of the region. As a biomedical research enterprise, Upstate focuses on the most prevalent human diseases, including cancer, diabetes, heart disease, nervous system disorders, vision, and infectious diseases. The quest for treatments and cures is built upon expertise in structural, molecular and systems biology. Upstate also offers many clinical trials for patients. The Upstate University Health System serves 1.8 million people, often the most seriously ill and injured, and includes Upstate University Hospital; Upstate University Hospital at Community Campus; Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital, and numerous satellite sites.